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There are many things to do in
DeTour and the surrounding areas. These links highlight DeTour,
Drummond, Cedarville, Hessel, and Sault Ste. Marie.
Vacation Rentals in a larger map
Drummond Island |
Lighthouse Info: DRLPS |
DeTour Underwater Preserve
Chippewa County Public Beach Info
Vessel Passage/Location |
Boat Nerd Info
Fishing Info: LSSU
DeTour Fishing Report |
DeTour Passage Tour |
Caribou Lake |
New Interactive Radar |
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DAY Forecast |
Lightning Strike Map
St. Ignace News |
TV 7-4 |
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|Things to See
DeTour has had a lighthouse since 1847, this DeTour Reef
Light was built in the 1931.
DeTour Passage Virtual Photo Tour
Take a virtual tour of DeTour Passage, get a feel for the
sights and boating in the area.
Ship Watchers Love the View
Ships pass by just 500feet off shore
DeTour Marina (including reservations)
88 Slips, 20-80ft, gas, diesel, water, electric, pump-out,
DeTour Botanical Gardens
Northern Most Botanical Garden Park in Michigan, on the
waterfront, enjoy the nature trail, frog pond and park
benches. Great place to view passing freighters.
DeTour/Drummond Island Ferry
Runs hourly year round.
Caribou Lake Info
825 acre inland lake, with great perch and walleye fishing.
DeTour Museum and Maritime Park
DeTour's 200 years of history can be viewed here, through
the exhibits on display.The museum is located at the ferry
Things To Do
DeTour State Forest Campground
21 sites for tent, trailer use, up to 40-ft. Located on Lake
Huron with good beach area, boat access, and fishing
opportunity. Rustic campground: vault toilets and hand pump
Location 5 miles West of DeTour via M-134
Lime Island State Cabins
Lime Island has 8 Cottages for overnight
stay, Tent camping platforms are available. Visitors to the
Island must charter or navigate a boat across the St. Mary's
River. Vehicle parking is available in DeTour or Raber.
Location: about 7 miles NE of DeTour or 2 miles East of
Raber, by boat.
We have quite a few wrecks accessible by snorkle, scuba or
even by foot.
DeTour Atlantic "X" Salmon Derby
Fishing in the area is great, but don't tell anyone.
Atlantic, Pink, King Salmon, Pike, Perch, Walleye, Herring
and Trout. Lots of local Ice Fishing too.
Snowmobile Trail Maps
Snowmobile Trail Conditions
Over 30 miles of groomed trails, check with locals for ice
conditions before running on the River or on Caribou. Easy
Ferry access to Drummond/Canada and UP.
Nine within a 1 hour
drive/boat ride. The Rock, Drummond Muni, Les
Cheneaux, Hessel Ridge, Monuscong, Sault Ste. Marie,
St.Ignace, Kincheloe, Wawashkamo (Mackinaw Is.)
HIKE - Miles of DeTour Public Lakeshore
We have miles of Sandy and Rocky beaches accessible to
visitors. Find Pudding Stone - and limestone fossils.
ATV/ORV Cranberry Trail Map
ATV/ORV Foreman/Birch Hill Map
3 DNR ORV Trails within 15 miles, Cranberry Lake, Foreman
and Birch Hill.
Leaf Color Tours
Local driving tour maps available, or try the annual color
tour boat cruise down the St. Marys River.
In the Spring mushroom hunters,
bird watchers, fishermen, and early freighter spotters all get a
workout. The frosted bows of the freighters chase the late ice out
of the St. Mary's river just off shore through the DeTour
Passage. Numerous types of birds welcome DeTour in the spring
months, including robins and blue jays.
Summer is dominated by water sports, boating, fishing, sailing and
beachcombing. DeTour has a state-run 80 slip
marina, two public and several private launch ramps along with the
local businesses that support them. Vacation rentals are in full
swing during the peak summer months. Restaurants, shops and sporting
goods stores thrive during this period, meeting most demands. Join
the 4th of July parade, the hot fishing spots, the DeTour Area
Chamber of Commerce sponsored Salmon Derby, or just hunt for Pudding
Stones on the many beaches that surround DeTour.
Many tourists take
advantage of the slow pace that the fall brings each year. Scenic
drives to see the remarkable colors of the changing leaves are
common as well as visiting the pumpkin patches to select the perfect
fall pumpkin. Check for lodging and restaurant specials at this
Being closer to the North Pole
than the equator, winter sports thrive in DeTour. They
include snowmobiling, fishing and cross-country skiing. Groomed
trails run right into town with restaurants and lodging on or near
the trails. Ferry to Drummond Island for a run across the ice to
Canada, or hit the trails through the woods to Cedarville or Sault
Ste. Marie. Catch perch and walleye through the ice or ski the quiet
trails in the secluded woods.
These courses are all within 50miles of DeTour Village.
Cheneaux Golf Club - The "Natural" 4Mile Block,
Golf Course 3-Mile Road, Hessel 906.484.2107
Munuscong Golf Club Riverside Drive, Pickford 906-647-9812
The Oaks at Kincheloe 50 Woodside Drive,
Wawashkamo Golf Club British Landing Road, Mackinac Island
St. Ignace Golf and Country Club 915 West US-2, St. Ignace
Drummond Island Municipal Course, Airport Rd, Drummond Island, 906-
The Rock 33494 South Maxton Road, Drummond Island 906-493-1006
Sault Ste. Marie CC 1520 Riverside Drive, Sault Ste. Marie